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Dismembered Body in Punxsutawney

September 18, 2013- Jessica Illuzzi
PUNXSUTAWNEY- The body found in Punxsutawney this weekend was dismembered and the arm was discovered by a fisherman in the Mahoning Creek on Sunday. The body of33-year-old Chet Haddow, from Punxsutawney, was shot and killed September 13 and identified by finger prints.

Haddow’s remains had been scattered throughout an area of the creek and divers found them bellow a bridge near the Village of Hamilton in Jefferson County.

State Police have arrested Michael Shugars for the murder. Police say Shugars told them he had met Haddow for a drug deal and they got into an argument and were fighting over a gun when Haddow was shot. Shugars left the car on Blose Hollow Road then returned later and cut up the body with chainsaw and scattered the body parts and burnt the car.

Shugars is in the Jefferson County Jail charged with Criminal Homicide, Robbery, and abuse of a corpse, along with other charges

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